This grant is to support undergraduate students who require financial assistance to ensure they are able to fully participate in the professional development opportunities related to their program.
There are three types of placement grants available that do differ in eligibility requirements.
- KickStart Placement Grants - To be eligible students must be enrolled full-time at a FedUni campus and be completing a placement in any year of an undergraduate degree. Students must demonstrate a high level of financial or personal need in their KickStart registration to be eligible. Eligible students can receive $200 per week of placement (and a maximum of $1000) and is funding dependent.
- Rural Health Placement Grants - as part of the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program, eligible students can receive $200 per week of placement. To be eligible for the grant you completing placement in a 3 week block or more in a rural area other than the town you currently reside.
- Teacher Rural Placement Grants- As part of the Teacher Rural Placement Program, eligible students can receive $200 per week of placement. Students must be in their third or final year of a Bachelor of Education program. Students who receive this grant must complete the Rural Teacher Placement Survey once placement has finished.
Additional information required
To apply for a placement grant you must complete the additional information form. We will determine which grant is relevant and send you a notification outlining the conditions of the grant. Please note all Placement Grant funding is dependent.
Please do not complete the additional information unless your placement details have been confirmed (i.e. location and dates are confirmed). Incomplete additional information forms will not be reviewed.
Useful resource - For FedUni students studying nursing, midwifery, paramedicine, social work or exercise physiology
Rural Health online has been developed to help you to understand how working in a rural health setting can be different from urban health settings and what to look for on your rural health experience. The online learning unit consists of ten short online mini-modules for you to work through. It will take you around an hour and a half to complete all modules. You can log out and come back and complete modules not yet completed.